The David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's think tank—analyzes pressing global challenges and offers actionable steps that policymakers and citizens can take to address them. The more than seventy full-time and adjunct fellows in Studies cover all the world’s major regions and significant foreign policy issues. In addition to producing books, articles, op-eds, blogs, podcasts, and interactives, the Studies Program administers eleven fellowship programs. 

In Focus: New Senior Jennifer A. Hillman

People gather outside the World Trade Organization in Geneva. (Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

Jennifer A. Hillman joins CFR as senior fellow for trade and international political economy, to examine challenges to the rules-based trading system, and the trade and technology disputes with China. She recently sat down with Senior Vice President James M. Lindsay on the President's Inbox to discuss the operations and functions of the World Trade Organization. 

Podcasts

Russia

Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of nuclear conflict between the United States and Russia. Read “The Return of Doomsday: The New Nuclear Arms Race—and How Washington and Moscow Can Stop It,” by Moniz and Nunn, in the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs.
The mission is to be a resource and a source of ideas, and to provide analysis and background to help people understand the world. — Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

Blogs

Asia Unbound

CFR fellows and other experts assess the latest issues emerging in Asia today.

Africa in Transition

John Campbell and Michelle Gavin track political and security developments across sub-Saharan Africa.

Follow the Money

Brad Setser tracks cross-border flows, with a bit of macroeconomics thrown in.

Contact Us

James M. Lindsay
Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Shannon K. O'Neil
Vice President, Deputy Director of Studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies
Janine Hill
Director, Fellowship Affairs
Amy R. Baker
Director, Studies Administration and Project Management
Patricia Lee Dorff
Editorial Director
Victoria Harlan
Deputy Director, Fellowship Affairs
Julie Hersh
Production Editor, Publishing
Shira Schwartz
Deputy Director, Studies Administration